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List of the best Roy Scheider movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Roy Scheider's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Roy Scheider movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Roy Scheider movies will be at the top of the list. Roy Scheider has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Roy Scheider movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Roy Scheider films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Roy Scheider role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Roy Scheider performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List features films like Night Game, Citizen Verdict, and many more

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Roy Scheider movies?" and "What are the greatest Roy Scheider roles of all time?"

Steven Spielberg and David Cronenberg both worked with Roy Scheider over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Roy Scheider have also been known to enjoy films starring Rod Steiger and Robert Shaw.

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Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The prototypical summer blockbuster, its release is regarded as a ...more

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The French Connection Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey The French Connection is a 1971 American dramatic thriller film directed by William Friedkin and produced by Philip D'Antoni. It stars Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, and Roy Scheider. The film was ...more

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Marathon Man Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider Marathon Man is a 1976 suspense/thriller film directed by John Schlesinger. It was adapted by William Goldman from his novel of the same name and stars Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy ...more

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Sorcerer Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer Sorcerer is a 1977 American existential thriller film directed and produced by William Friedkin and starring Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, and Amidou. The second adaptation of ...more

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All That Jazz Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider All That Jazz is a 1979 American musical film directed by Bob Fosse. The screenplay by Robert Alan Aurthur and Fosse is a semi-autobiographical fantasy based on aspects of Fosse's life and ...more

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Blue Thunder Malcolm McDowell, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates Blue Thunder is a 1983 action thriller film that features a high-tech helicopter of the same name. The movie was directed by John Badham and stars Roy Scheider. A spin-off television series also ...more

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2010 Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Candice Bergen 2010 is a 1984 American science fiction film written and directed by Peter Hyams. It is a sequel to Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and is based on Arthur C. Clarke's novel ...more

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The Seven-Ups Roy Scheider, Ken Kercheval, Joe Spinell The Seven-Ups is a 1973 American dramatic thriller film produced and directed by Philip D'Antoni. It stars Roy Scheider as a crusading policeman who is the leader of The Seven-Ups, a squad of ...more

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Jaws 2 Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton, Ann Dusenberry Jaws 2 is a 1978 American horror thriller film and the first sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws, and the second installment in the Jaws franchise, which was based on Peter Benchley's novel of the ...more

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52 Pick-Up Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston, Vanity 52 Pick-Up is a 1986 crime thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer. The film stars Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, and Vanity, and is based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name.

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Still of the Night Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider, Jessica Tandy Still of the Night is a 1982 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Benton and starring Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Joe Grifasi and Jessica Tandy. It was written by Benton and ...more

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Klute Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland Klute is a 1971 crime thriller film directed and produced by Alan J. Pakula, written by Andy and Dave Lewis, and starring Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi and Roy Scheider. It tells ...more

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The Russia House Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery, Roy Scheider The Russia House is a 1990 American spy film directed by Fred Schepisi. Tom Stoppard wrote the screenplay based on John le Carré's novel of the same name. The film stars Sean Connery, ...more

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The Punisher John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash The Punisher is a 2004 American comic book vigilante action film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, starring Thomas Jane as the antihero Frank Castle / The Punisher and John ...more

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The Rainmaker Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke The Rainmaker is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Matt Damon, based on the 1995 novel of the same name by John Grisham. Danny DeVito, Danny ...more

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The Outside Man Ann-Margret, Angie Dickinson, Jackie Earle Haley The Outside Man is a 1972 French thriller set in Los Angeles, directed by Jacques Deray and starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ann-Margret, Roy Scheider, and Angie Dickinson.

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The Fourth War Roy Scheider, Harry Dean Stanton, Jürgen Prochnow The Fourth War is a 1990 film directed by John Frankenheimer, set in late 1980s Berlin. Its title stems from a famous quote by Albert Einstein: "I cannot predict how the Third World War ...more

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Sheila Levine Is Dead and Livi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roy Scheider Movies
Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York Roy Scheider, Sid Melton, Jeannie Berlin Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York is a 1975 film directed by Sidney J. Furie. The film was written by Kenny Solms, based on the novel by Gail Parent. The film was shot on location in ...more

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Cohen and Tate Roy Scheider, Adam Baldwin, Harley Cross Cohen and Tate is a 1989 American Thriller film written and directed by Eric Red and starring Roy Scheider, Adam Baldwin and Harley Cross. It was Red's feature film debut. The film is a ...more

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Night Game Roy Scheider, Renee O'Connor, Lane Smith Night Game is a 1989 crime drama filmed in Galveston and Houston, Texas. It stars Roy Scheider as a detective who must solve a series of murders. Released on September 15, 1989 by Epic ...more

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Last Embrace Christopher Walken, Mandy Patinkin, Roy Scheider Last Embrace is a 1979 thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. Based on the novel The 13th Man by Murray Teigh Bloom, it stars Roy Scheider, Janet Margolin and Christopher Walken, telling the ...more

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Tiger Town Roy Scheider, Justin Henry, Ron McLarty Tiger Town is the first made-for-TV movie produced for the Disney Channel, produced in 1983. It was awarded a CableACE Award in 1984 for Best Dramatic Film. The film stars Roy Scheider as Billy ...more

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RKO 281 Liev Schreiber, John Malkovich, Melanie Griffith RKO 281 is a 1999 historical drama film directed by Benjamin Ross. It stars Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Roy Scheider and Liam Cunningham. The film depicts ...more

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Puzzle of a Downfall Child Faye Dunaway, Roy Scheider, Barbara Carrera Puzzle of a Downfall Child is a 1970 film drama directed by Jerry Schatzberg. It stars Faye Dunaway, Barry Primus, and Roy Scheider.

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Somebody has to Shoot the Picture Roy Scheider, Andre Braugher, Bonnie Bedelia Somebody has to Shoot the Picture is a 1990 prison film TV movie written by photojournalist Doug Magee, inspired by his interviews with and photos of death row prisoners. The film was directed ...more

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The Curse of the Living Corpse Roy Scheider, Hugh Franklin, Candace Hilligoss The Curse of the Living Corpse is a 1964 low-budget American horror film, written, directed, and produced by Del Tenney. In the film, a series of murders haunt the family of a man who died ...more

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Dracula III: Legacy Roy Scheider, Rutger Hauer, Diane Neal Dracula III: Legacy is a 2005 horror film and the sequel to Dracula 2000 and Dracula II: Ascension. The film was directed by Patrick Lussier and stars Jason Scott Lee, Jason London, Roy ...more

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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The Myth of Fingerprints Julianne Moore, Blythe Danner, Roy Scheider The Myth of Fingerprints is a 1997 American film drama written and directed by Bart Freundlich. It stars Blythe Danner, Roy Scheider, Noah Wyle, and Julianne Moore. The film is named after the ...more

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Dracula II: Ascension Brande Roderick, Roy Scheider, Diane Neal Dracula II: Ascension is a 2003 American-Romanian horror film, directed by Patrick Lussier. It stars Jason Scott Lee, Stephen Billington and Diane Neal. Filmed entirely in Romania by Castel Film ...more

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Listen to Me Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, Roy Scheider Listen to Me is a 1989 American drama film written and directed by Douglas Day Stewart. Released on May 5, 1989, it stars Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, and Roy Scheider. The film was largely shot on ...more

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Time Lapse Henry Rollins, Dina Meyer, Roy Scheider Time Lapse is a 2001 thriller film written by Karen Kelly, David Keith Miller and directed by David Worth.

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Evasive Action Clint Howard, Roy Scheider, Dick Van Patten Evasive Action is a1998 American action film directed by Jerry P. Jacobs, and starring Dorian Harewood and Roy Scheider.

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The Doorway Roy Scheider, Lauren Woodland, Christian Harmony

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Angels Don't Sleep Here Kari Wührer, Roy Scheider, Robert Patrick

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Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number Roy Scheider, Liv Ullmann, Zach Galligan Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number is a television movie directed by Linda Yellen.

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No Money Down Al Franken, Teri Garr, Ally Sheedy No Money Down is a 1997 comedy film written and directed by Rob Rollins Lobl and Sam Sokolow.

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The Men's Club Jennifer Jason Leigh, Harvey Keitel, Stockard Channing The Men's Club is a 1986 drama film directed by Peter Medak, based on the novel of the same name by Leonard Michaels. It stars Roy Scheider, Harvey Keitel, Frank Langella, Treat Williams, David ...more

Things We Should Do, But Don't

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The Peacekeeper Dolph Lundren, Roy Scheider, Montel Williams The Peacekeeper, also known as Hellbent, is a 1997 Canadian/American action film directed by Frédéric Forestier. It stars Dolph Lundgren as a Major in the US Air Force and the only ...more

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Daggers Roy Scheider, Jonathan Brandis, Ted Raimi "Daggers" is the first episode of seaQuest DSV`s second season. It was originally shown on September 18, 1994, and originally aired as a two-hour television movie. The episode is ...more

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Executive Target Angie Everhart, Roy Scheider, Keith David Executive Target is a 1997 film directed by Joseph Merhi.

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King of Texas Patrick Stewart, Lauren Holly, Marcia Gay Harden King of Texas is a 2002 drama western film written by Stephen Harrigan and directed by Uli Edel.

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Terror in the Aisles Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda, Jamie Lee Curtis Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 documentary film about horror films featuring clips from Friday the 13th I and/or II, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Halloween I and II, Jaws 1 and 2, Alien, John ...more

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The White Raven Roy Scheider, Ron Silver, Joanna Pacuła The White Raven is a 1998 action crime thriller starring Ron Silver, Joanna Pacuła and Roy Scheider. Directed by Jakub Z. Rucinski and Andrew Stevens, the film is based on the novel of the same ...more

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Plato's Run is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Roy Scheider Movies
Plato's Run Gary Busey, Roy Scheider, Jeff Speakman

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Diamond Hunters Alyssa Milano, Roy Scheider, Jolene Blalock Diamond Hunters is a 2001 drama film written by Carmen Culver and directed by Dennis Berry.

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Dark Honeymoon Tia Carrere, Daryl Hannah, Roy Scheider Dark Honeymoon is a 2008 thriller film, starring Lindy Booth, Nick Cornish, Tia Carrere, Daryl Hannah, Roy Scheider and Eric Roberts. It was directed by David O'Malley and released ...more

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The Rage Gary Busey, David Carradine, Roy Scheider The Rage is a 1997 film directed by Sidney J. Furie.

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If I Didn't Care Roy Scheider, Bill Sage If I Didn't Care is a 2007 mystery film directed by Ben Cummings and Orson Cummings.

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Citizen Verdict Jerry Springer, Roy Scheider, Armand Assante

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Iron Cross Sarah Bolger, Roy Scheider, Helmut Berger Justice/Vengeance is a 2009 British thriller film. The film was written and directed by British film director Joshua Newton and was released in the USA in December 2009, although it was not ...more